Top 9 Methods of Finding Reclaimed Building Materials ($15,000 Savings in Two Months!)

We were able to get 2,000 bricks ($4,700 value) for just $75. We can't even explain all of the uses for brick but let your mind wander!

One of the most difficult parts of buying land and starting an off-grid homestead from scratch is coming up with enough money to buy what you need without going broke or using credit. Whether it's building materials, clothing and essentials, tools or an off-grid hot tub, chances … [Read more...]

How We Found $5,000 – $7,000 in Reclaimed Construction Materials

making money while off grid homesteading

Many people have asked us the question “How do you make money to support your homestead and homebuilding project”? The answer is not completely straightforward, but our financial strategy is layered and one of our strategies includes being open to jump on great financial … [Read more...]

Our DIY Sawhorses: Learning to Build a Home by Starting with Small Projects

Building stuff is not all fun and games... it's serious business and there are real risks. Although we do have our fair share of fun :-)

The reason we are sharing our entire journey of developing a homestead from scratch is because it's not simply something you can wake up an do one day... it takes practice. Not only do you need to collect all the materials you need to build with, but you also need the skills to … [Read more...]